The Raiders roster grew to 86 since Thursday afternoon, courtesy of the seven players head coach Jon Gruden and general manager Mike Mayock added in the three-day, seven-round draft. Several more players will join the roster in the coming hours and days as undrafted free agents. Once the roster hits 90, no player can be
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."